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What is Wrinkly skin syndrome?

What is Wrinkly skin syndrome?

  • Wrinkly skin syndrome: A very rare genetic disorder characterized by wrinkly skin that occurs primarily on the palms and soles but can occur on other parts of the body. The condition is also associated with various other abnormalities.
  • Wrinkly skin syndrome: A syndrome characterized mainly by wrinkling of the skin of the dorsum of the hands and feet, decreased elastic recoil of the skin, an increase in the number of palmar and plantar creases, craniofacial anomalies, multiple musculoskeletal abnormalities, microcephaly, and mental retardation.
    Source - Diseases Database

Wrinkly skin syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Wrinkly skin syndrome, or a subtype of Wrinkly skin syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Wrinkly skin syndrome: Introduction

Types of Wrinkly skin syndrome:

Broader types of Wrinkly skin syndrome:

How serious is Wrinkly skin syndrome?

Complications of Wrinkly skin syndrome: see complications of Wrinkly skin syndrome

What causes Wrinkly skin syndrome?

Causes of Wrinkly skin syndrome: see causes of Wrinkly skin syndrome

What are the symptoms of Wrinkly skin syndrome?

Symptoms of Wrinkly skin syndrome: see symptoms of Wrinkly skin syndrome

Complications of Wrinkly skin syndrome: see complications of Wrinkly skin syndrome

Onset of Wrinkly skin syndrome: birth

Can anyone else get Wrinkly skin syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Wrinkly skin syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Wrinkly skin syndrome

Wrinkly skin syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Wrinkly skin syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Wrinkly skin syndrome: Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Wrinkly skin syndrome.
Treatments for Wrinkly skin syndrome: see treatments for Wrinkly skin syndrome
Research for Wrinkly skin syndrome: see research for Wrinkly skin syndrome

Name and Aliases of Wrinkly skin syndrome

Main name of condition: Wrinkly skin syndrome

Other names or spellings for Wrinkly skin syndrome:

WSS, Type of Gerodermia osteodysplastica

Type of Gerodermia osteodysplastica, WSS (Wrinkly skin syndrome)
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Wrinkly skin syndrome: Related Conditions

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